Letter From The Director
THANK YOU! For a Successful Gala

THANK YOU! For a Successful Gala

Thanks to our generous sponsors and our dedicated volunteers.  The inaugural Summer Soirée was truly a night to remember!  It was a night filled with sunflowers, cocktails, great food, and really good smooth jazz.  Most importantly, it was a successful fundraiser.  The 2014 Gala netted over $18,500 to support the tours, classes, lectures, educational programs, […]…


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The Rockingham County Confederate Pension List for 1904

The Rockingham County Confederate Pension List for 1904

This first North Carolina pension laws was enacted for confederate veterans and widows in 1885.  In 1901 a more liberal pension law was passed by the state legislature for veterans and widows. There were four classes of pension; 1st class, totally incompetent from wounds to perform…